The pet owners of a Staffordshire bull terrier named & # 39; Hero & # 39; have hired lawyers after their dog has thrown a dachshund to death in a park.
Claudia Harrison had walked with her son and the dog before the pet got involved on Tuesday morning in a violent fight with a labrador and two dachshunds in a park in Pakenham, Melbourne.
Mrs. Harrison and the owner of the three dogs, Kashila Chintamunnee, have given different versions of the event that eventually led to the death of one of the dachshunds named Coco.
Mrs. Harrison's partner Paki said 7 News the couple hired lawyer Michael Faltermaier to defend their dog.
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Claudia Harrison had walked with her son and the dog before the pet got involved Tuesday morning in a violent fight with a labrador and two dachshunds in a park in Pakenham
The pet owners of a Staffordshire bull terrier named & # 39; Hero & # 39; have hired lawyers after their dog has smuggled a dachshund to death in a park in Melbourne (photo, Paki and Claudia Harrison)
On one side of the story it is said that the Staffy started the attack, while another version blames the other three dogs for inciting the incident
The dachshund escaped from its owner's property when Mrs. Chintamunnee's father opened the gate and three dogs ran out into the street.
Mrs. Harrison said that three dogs, including Coco, another dachshund and a Labrador Retriever approached her, scared her son and attacked Hero.
& # 39; The other smaller dogs attacked my dog and they kept snapping at him, that was when he caught one of them and I couldn't get him off & # 39 ;, she told Daily Mail Australia. Tuesday.
& # 39; No one was there, I tried to take the dog off. & # 39;
CCTV recordings obtained by Ten News turned out to be a backup of this version of the events, in which the three dogs were taken off their leash and ran towards her.
Mrs. Harrison then grabbed her six-year-old son and jumped on a picnic table to avoid the dogs while Hero, who was on the lead, defended herself.
Mrs. Harrison said she was trying to call someone to help her when she saw a car coming across the road.
& # 39; The owners didn't know the dogs had escaped and I told them to get a bucket of water because I couldn't get my dog out (the other dog), & # 39; she said.
The mother said she only wanted to protect her son, which she told Mrs. Chintamunnee when they took a picture of her and the bloody dog.
Mrs. Harrison and the owner of the three dogs, Kashila Chintamunnee, gave different versions of the event that eventually led to the death of one of the dachshunds named Coco (photo)
& # 39; They said I was running away, but I had to take my son home and I didn't know what to do – they didn't ask about my son or something, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; They left the garage open, but I was the bad guy and I was the one with my dog in the lead. & # 39;
Mrs. Harrison said she felt sorry for Mrs. Chintamunnee, but she was just trying to protect her son and her dog.
By the time Mrs. Chintamunnee arrived, it was too late to save Coco.
Mrs. Chintamunnee posted photos of her clothes and body covered in blood on Facebook and said she fought in vain to save her pet.
She told the Cranbourne Leader that her dog had the other dog & # 39; sniffed & # 39; when it escaped from her house.
& # 39; My father opened our gate and Coco ran out and sniffed the other dog … and he started lugging my dog, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; The dog was bitten too deep in Coco & # 39; s main vessel because he had lost so much blood – I was soaked in his blood, there was so much. & # 39;
Kashila Chintamunnee & # 39; s dog Coco (pictured together) reporter Hero and his owner Claudia Harrison at the town after her dog was killed
Kashila Chintamunnee placed images showing her clothes and body covered with blood from trying to save her dog
CCTV recordings seemed to back up Mrs. Harrison's version of the events, taking the three dogs off their leash and running toward her. The images above seem to show three dogs in charge before Coco was put to death
She ran her dog to two nearby vets who were both closed and Coco died before she had the chance to get into a third vet.
& # 39; This dog should not be on the street, & # 39; said Mrs. Chintamunnee.
She later told 9 News: & # 39; It was the most traumatic I have ever experienced in my life. no one wants to see that happen to their dear little one. & # 39;
Coco was buried on Wednesday in the family's back yard, covered with red roses with white roses planted on top of the grave.
& # 39; You will really be missing my beautiful baby Coco, no words could ever describe how beautiful and loving you were & # 39 ;, wrote Chintamunnee on Facebook.
& # 39; You were not an animal to us, you were our family, our first little fur baby of the family. You will be missed and loved forever, but never forgotten.
& # 39; You will always be with us no matter what happens. & # 39;
A petition to & # 39; save Hero the Staffy & # 39; was founded on Thursday morning and gets a quick boost online, with almost 200,000 signatures.
& # 39; My goal here is to urge the Cardinia Council not to let this poor dog sleep & # 39 ;, is the petition.
& # 39; The owner of Coco has destroyed her fake story on news and social media, thereby maligning Hero and his owner, and luckily the true story and CCTV recordings have emerged to show what really happened. & # 39;
Because of the attack, blood was splashing over a path in the park in Pakenham near Melbourne
Coco was buried on Wednesday in the family's backyard, covered with red roses, so the beloved dog would always be with them
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